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Paraform  Acquired by Metris International Holding n.v. (2002)

3350 Scott Blvd #40
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Website Company Summary Management Team

Finance: Charles Schafer
Technology: Venkat Krishnamurthy (2003)
Former Employees: Anbu Gounder Bob Henry Ravi N Raj

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Rob K Burgess (Macromedia CEO) Jim Koshland (Gray Cary);  James Whims (Techfarm Ventures)

Business description: Paraform develops and markets Digital Form Developmentā„¢ software applications for a variety of industrial and digital content creation applications including concept modeling, reverse engineering, vendor verification and inspection, rapid prototyping, engineering analysis (FEA, CFD), manufacturability analysis, tooling modification and repair, legacy data processing, visual effects and animation. Paraform offers state-of-the-art 3D software products to major OEM customers in the automotive, aerospace, consumer products, medical/dental, and toy industries, including companies such as Ford, Mattel, Disney, Ericsson, Boeing, and Adidas, plus their associated vendors worldwide.
Customers include: Electronic ArtsGEMattelNASARaytheonSONYStrykerSumitomoThe Walt Disney Company;  Adidas;  Alcoa;  Daimler Chrysler;  Dentsply;  Porsche;  PrattAndWhitney;  Sandia National Laboratories;  Titleist
Partners include: 3dfx InteractiveAribaUpworkWavefront;  Alibre;  Cybercare;  MolfFlow

Rounds: 2
Capital raised: 12.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Metris International Holding n.v. (2002)
Corporate investors: 3dfx InteractiveCNET Networks;  Dreamworks

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Record updated: Jan 2004
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1998
Headcount: 151-200 as of Nov 2002
Rounds: 2
Capital Raised: 12.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Metris International Holding n.v. (2002)